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For Funders, a Responsible Exit Is an Elusive Ideal

February 8, 2016by Jonathan Cohen

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016by Andi Dobrushi

Open Society Voices

How Albania Is Reforming Its Troubled Justice System

February 11, 2016 | by Andi Dobrushi

There is growing pressure on Albania to execute the fixes that virtually everyone agrees are sorely needed.

Who Will Identify Ukraine’s Dead?

February 3, 2016 | by Christine Mehta

With the body count in Ukraine rising and the government overwhelmed, a volunteer group is working to make sure families learn the fate of their loved ones.

Slovenia Built a “Corridor” to Move Refugees Straight Through the Country

February 2, 2016 | by Neža Kogovšek Šalamon

Inside the legally questionable system that funnels migrants through Slovenia as if they were never there.

The Hashtag That Stymied Corruption in Kyrgyzstan

January 28, 2016 | by Shamil Ibragimov

By making information about public spending visible, watchdogs are shaming away government waste.

Grantee Spotlight

Women Speak Up Against an Archaic Abortion Law in Northern Ireland

January 27, 2016 | by Kellie O’Dowd

Why is it still illegal to take a pill the World Health Organization calls an essential medicine?

Once Refugees Reach Europe, How Much Farther Should They Go?

January 25, 2016 | by Madeline Garlick

Onward movement creates formidable challenges for states, asylum seekers, refugees, and the international protection system as a whole.

Two Milestones Put Romani Cultural Discourse in the Hands of Roma Themselves

January 15, 2016 | by Cayetano Fernandez

For too long, Romani studies have been dictated by non-Roma “experts.” In 2015, a pair of breakthrough achievements shifted that paradigm dramatically.

Case Watch: How Three Recent ECHR Rulings Strengthen Arrest Rights in Europe

January 6, 2016 | by Jennifer Babaie

Three new rulings have the potential to serve as important and detailed advocacy tools both for those representing defendants in detention and those in law enforcement.

Long Skeptical of Foreigners, Slovenia Struggles to Navigate the Refugee Crisis

December 18, 2015 | by Klemen Ploštajner

In a country where excluding outsiders is part of the national identity, an influx of refugees is testing hearts and minds.

Grantee Spotlight

The Many Consequences of Violence Against Sex Workers

December 17, 2015 | by Julia Lukomnik

Across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a number of innovative programs are helping to counter the threats that sex workers face on a regular basis.

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